Things to do in Half Moon Bay with kids

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Burlingame
See the World's Largest Pez Dispensing Machine, an example of every Pez dispenser made, unique exhibits of other classic toys and more at this museum of memorabillia! Plus Toy and Banned Toy Museums.
Safari Run
(10 Miles)
San Mateo
Only at Safari Run "The Healthy Entertainment Center” can you keep it Fun, Healthy, and Educational for your kids! Experience an unforgettable time with their giant climbing play structure, designed for the entire family! They run kids' camps, fitn...
CuriOdyssey
(11 Miles)
San mateo
Create a vortex, make objects fly, and meet furry, scaled and finned animals! At CuriOdyssey, children can get up close with the natural world through interactive science exhibits, a native animal zoo, public and group programs, and seasonal camps.
Redwood City
Welcome to the Golden Gate Railroad Museum (GGRM), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of steam and passenger railroad equipment, and the interpretation of railroad history in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Palo Alto
A happy place where children and their caregivers come to explore, discover, and play through hands-on science exhibits and a diverse community of live animals.
San Francisco
At the San Francisco Zoo, it's our mission to connect people with wildlife, inspire caring for nature and advance conservation action. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in California.
Hayward
The Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center sits on stilts above a lively salt marsh in the San Francisco Bay. Walk our shoreline trail and see the unique animals that call our marsh home. Then visit the Interpretive Center and see them up close! We of...
Los Altos
A fun educational centre where kids can see some livestock, learn some skills, and take a self-guided tour to learn about the history of Deer Hollow Farm.
Mission Cliffs
(21 Miles)
San Francisco
A welcoming and supportive environment for all levels of climber from absolute beginner upwards to give it a go. Offers after school and summer rock climbing programs for kids, plus teen climbing program, private coaching and overnighters.
San Francisco
The Randall Museum offers a unique haven where children and adults can explore the creative aspects of art and science and make discoveries about nature and the environment by direct participation in classes, workshops, special events, and clubs.
Oyster Bay
(21 Miles)
San Leandro
An astonishing diversity of wildlife can be seen at this shoreline park under development just south of Oakland International Airport. Marsh hawks, black-shouldered kites, red-tailed hawks, and shorebirds abound. Views of the Bay are spectacular.
San Francisco
Whatever your interests, the new Academy is designed to engage and inspire like no other museum on the planet. Not only is the building, itself, a stunning architectural achievement but the new Academy contains multiple venues, hundreds of unique exh...
Newark
Kids Castle offers a separate area for infants to 3 year olds, full of exciting, colorful play equipment designed for their specific needs. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Newark for kids.
San Francisco
San Francisco's arts and technology museum for kids of all ages with hands on fun learning exhibits.
San Francisco
Features up here include ice skating and bowling facilities, children's carousel and a child sized labrynth. They offer 2 adventure play areas, one with interactive water features the other with 25ft tube slide, sand play and giant xylophone.
San Francisco
Purple Crayon is an arts and crafts studio for children and adults. We give parents an easy way to help their children express creativity. Everyone will enjoy coming to our warm, inviting space where messiness and free expression are encouraged.
San Francisco
.The Cartoon Art Museum is the only museum in the western United States dedicated to the preservation and exhibition of cartoon art in all its forms. This unique institution houses approximately 6,000 original pieces in its permanent collection.
San Francisco
City Clues Family Adventure is a treasure hunt and tour designed for families with children. In this fast-paced and fun-filled adventure families work together to find treasures and treats in three of San Francisco's most popular neighborhoods: China...
Alameda
Crab Cove Visitor Center at Crown Memorial State Beach in Alameda features all new exhibits opened in April 2004. You can see bay creatures in the 800-gallon aquarium system, use interactive stations for varying age groups to view microscopic animals...
San Francisco
Explore the city using it's iconic Cable Cars and Street Line, complete with the traditional poles on the outside that braver passengers can ride hanging on to!
San Francisco
Overlooking the cable car workings themselves, the museum features three 1870s cars plus a wealth of memorabilia.
San Francisco
The San Francisco Railway Museum celebrates the history of rail transit in San Francisco and explores its significant impact on the quality of urban life in this great city throughout its storied history
Boulder Creek
Stretches from sea level to over 2000ft above and terrain ranges from almost tropical canyons and raging waterfalls to sparse and almost arid slopes. There's certainly scope for some terrific exploration!
Bike And Roll
(23 Miles)
San Francisco
The perfect way to explore San Francisco is on a bicycle. Bike and Roll offers many guided and self-guided tours for all ages. We have Trek comfort adult bikes. And for the kids; Burley trailer, Tag-along, or kids small bikes. Bring your family an...
Exploratorium
(24 Miles)
San Francisco
The Exploratorium is an experimental, hands-on museum designed to spark curiosity, regardless of your age or familiarity with science. There are hundreds of exhibits to touch, pick up, and tinker with. Your curiosity can be your compass to endless di...
Cupertino
Hollyhill Hummingbird Farm welcomes kids and adults of all ages on Farm Tours and Farm to Picnics.
San Francisco
We offer a full range of classes in our Fort Mason studio, for children ages 22 months to 12 years of age. Classes begin for two year olds and preschoolers, as well as an adult/child class for toddlers and their caregivers.
San Francisco
Historic boats by the pier, tours, events and activities, plus visitor centre with maritime heritage showcase and Junior Ranger Program activities.
San Francisco
Glide With the Original San Francisco Segway Tour Company- Since 2004 More fun than walking, more eco-friendly than driving -- the Segway is the best way to see San Francisco's Waterfront or Golden Gate Park. Segways are easy to learn and fun to ...
San Francisco
An indoor trampoline park offering open jump time, aerial and physical training, trampoline dodgeball and fitness classes. The younger kids' bounce house is supervised by staff too.
San Francisco
An exciting day out for kids, and those kids at heart where you get to travel through the beautiful sights of San Francisco in a 1955 Mack Fire Engine! How cool is that!?
San Francisco
Discover what lies beneath the waves of San Francisco Bay. Journey through crystal filled tunnels filled with 20,000 aquatic animals. Touch Sharks, rays and sea stars. Great if you're looking for things to do in San Francisco with kids
San Francisco
San Francisco Duck Tours - Experience San Francisco's newest attraction and a better way to see San Francisco, on board one of DUKW's, (we call 'em Ducks!) an original, refurbished World War II Amphibious landing craft.
San Francisco
Spend the day with all your favorite stars in the new San Francisco wax museum!
San Francisco
Live actor shows, 200 years of history, 360 degree sets and a boat ride give kids the ultimate storytelling experience!
San Francisco
Two floors and over 10,000 square feet filled with the strange, the unusual, and the unbelievable! See in person the incredible "Believe It or Nots" you've read about in the Ripley books and cartoons and seen on television.
San Francisco
A thrilling high-speed rocket boat adventure across San Francisco Bay!
Pier 39
(1)
(24 Miles)
San Francisco
There is something for everyone at PIER 39, San Francisco's Premier Bay Attraction, a festival marketplace with more than 110 stores, 12 Bay view restaurants, and a variety of fun-filled attractions for all ages including, our world-renowned sea lion...
Musee Mecanique
(1)
(24 Miles)
San Francisco
A stunning collection of coin-operated mechanical musical instruments and antique arcade machines, all in working order.
San Francisco
Explore this historic vessel in it's entirety, book a cruise trip if you can or visit on a Steaming Weekend to see the engines at work.
Golfland USA
(24 Miles)
Sunnyvale
Mini Golf at Golfland USA is more than just playing "a round" If golfing is your style, then try one of our two 18 hole miniature golf courses.
San Francisco
Blue & Gold Fleet, the Bay Area's premier provider of Bay Cruise, Ferry Service and Motorcoach Tours, is located at PIER 39 in San Francisco. The famous one-hour Bay Cruise sails along the City's waterfront, past the PIER 39 sea lions, under the Gold...
San Francisco
A fun, educational and historic look into a real life WWII submarine!
San Francisco
Offering a series of local tours and cruises with a variety of destinations and durations to select from to suit. Multi lingual audio tour provided and wildlife spotting on board has included pelicans and sea lions, harbour dolphins and whales.
7D Experience
(24 Miles)
San Francisco
ffers a combination of 3D visuals, wind machines, strobe lights, rapid motions seats and everyone gets a personal high tech laser blaster and you yourselves take on the enemies in the show, as you compete with the whole theatre for the highest score!
Castro Valley
Is golfing your style? Try your skills on one of our golf courses.Golden Tee is home of the hottest cutting edge games like Tekken 5 DR, Drum Mania V4, Guitar Freaks v4,Initial D 4 Mario Cart 2, DDR Super Nova 2, Deal Or No Deal AND MORE!
Oakland
A fascinating Californian cultural experience where families can explore various art exhibitions, as well as delve into Californian history and natural sciences.
Oakland Zoo
(25 Miles)
Oakland
The Oakland Zoo is a non-profit organization, managed by the East Bay Zoological Society. Founded in 1922 by Henry Snow, the Zoo has been located in its current Knowland Park location since 1936. Nestled in the rolling hills of 525-acre Knowland Park...
San Francisco
Alcatraz Island offers a close-up look at the site of the first lighthouse and US fort on the West Coast, the infamous federal penitentiary long off-limits to the public, and the 18 month occupation by Indians of All Tribes which saved the tribes. Ri...
Oakland
A fun, creative and interactive space in Oakland, California where kids can get creative, and not only learn about art, but MAKE it!

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Half Moon Bay with kids

1

Childrens Fairyland

(26 Miles) Kids Fun in Oakland

2

Henry Cowell Redwood State Park

(35 Miles) National Parks / Natural World in Felton

3

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

(48 Miles) Theme Parks in Vallejo

4

Antioch Waterpark

(50 Miles) Waterparks in Antioch

5

Californias Great America

(25 Miles) Theme Parks in Santa Clara

6

Big Basin Redwoods State Park

(23 Miles) National Parks / Natural World in Boulder Creek

7

Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History

(40 Miles) Museums in Santa Cruz

8

Aquarium Of The Bay

(24 Miles) Zoos in San Francisco

9

Bike And Roll

(23 Miles) Things to do for Active Kids in San Francisco

10

The Golden Gate Bridge

(26 Miles) Historical Attractions in San Francisco

Fun places to visit in Half Moon Bay with kids

California is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of California's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in California with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

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There are so many fun places to go with kids in California - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look above, lots of the best things to do with children in CA